China wants to have a “world-class military” by 2050. Photo: AFP China wants to have a “world-class military” by 2050. Photo: AFP
China wants to have a “world-class military” by 2050. Photo: AFP

Xi Jinping tells China’s military ‘be prepared to respond’ in unstable times

  • Stresses need for ‘high-level strategic deterrence’ and more tech innovation
  • President’s remarks follow defence minister’s call for PLA to be battle ready amid ‘high-risk phase’

Topic |   Two Sessions 2021 (Lianghui)
China wants to have a “world-class military” by 2050. Photo: AFP China wants to have a “world-class military” by 2050. Photo: AFP
China wants to have a “world-class military” by 2050. Photo: AFP
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